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Reduce your broadband cost today!

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is an opportunity to drastically reduce your broadband costs. Click the link below to see if you qualify. Spoiler…lots of people qualify! Make sure you sign up for the FASTEST and most affordable internet in Calais/Baileyville by switching to Pioneer Broadband today!


Over 95% of Calais and Baileyville is currently serviceable for fiber internet! Head to to set up an installation for internet, tv and phone service. Or they can be reached at (866) 335-1254.


Downeast Broadband Utility Dan Sullivan | President | Bill Barnett | Network Operator | Jim Porter | Board Member | Laurel Perkins | Secretary | Crystal Gallin | Financial Director |    

Alexander Updates

January 23 | Update by Ted Carter We are still waiting for approval of the final 3 pole applications which we were informed were going to be done this month so we will see. Eastern Maine Electric Coop has completed the work to provide electricity to the Colocation Building which allows Pioneer Broadband to begin Read More

Crumbs switches to Fiber

“When we made the switch to Pioneer – the difference was noticed IMMEDIATELY! With our previous provider we would experience technical problems almost daily. We would have to reset our router, or unplug the cables right in the middle of lunch just to resume business. Since we have made the switch we have had NO Read More


Baileyville! Pioneer Broadband is powered by DBU and offers speeds up to 100Mbps/100Mbps for $59.95 a month. This price includes taxes and fees. They offer other packages that include speeds up to 1Gbps/1Gbps – TV and phone bundles as well. Call today 1-866-335-1254.

$59.95 for 100Mbps

Pioneer Broadband starts with a $59.95 price tag for 100Mbps/100Mbps. This speed is more than fast enough to handle all your HD streaming, uploading, screen sharing, gaming and web surfing needs. Need more speed? No worries! They offer speeds up to 1Gbps/1Gbps. Making it up to 100x faster than other competitors in our area! More Read More

“The fiber network not only vastly out-paces existing options, it does so at a far lower cost”

Article by The Calais Advertiser “Downeast Broadband Utility’s highly-anticipated fiber optic infrastructure is here, and many residents have been quick to sign on, with phone, internet and TV all now available on the world’s fastest network.  This fiber network not only vastly out-paces existing options, it does so at a far lower cost. ” Click Read More

Another phase in the books!

New addresses added to Calais & Baileyville. Baileyville – South Princeton Road, Mountain View Drive, Bunker Hill Road, Houlton Road, Berry Lane, Friendship Lane, Paradis Ave, Leighton Lane, Ryan Road and Airline Road. Calais – Barker, Palmer Lane, Cedar, Manning, Plum, Hemlock, School, Fowler, Chapel, Clark, King, Boardman, North, Stillson, Higgins Farm, Whitlock, Neilds, South, Read More